The average wage for a Quality Control (QC) Technician is C$16.46 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

C$31,051 - C$58,379
C$31K
C$42K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$41,812
10%
50%
90%
C$12.98 - C$24.03
C$13
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.73
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$31,051 - C$58,379
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$9,933
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$28,702 - C$54,522
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$12.98 - C$24.03
Overtime C$19.47 - C$38.28
Annual Data C$0C$54K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$9,933
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$28,702 - C$54,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 250

Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Quality control (QC) technicians are a crucial part of almost all manufacturing operations. Contrary to what some believe, they are not only involved as a final check before a product goes out the door; they are also responsible for verifying the quality of the basic materials received (as using a flawed material in the production process will inevitably result in a flawed end product) as well as every step in the manufacturing process. 

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Quality Control (QC) Technician Tasks

  • Perform routine testing to ensure quality and adherence to regulations and standards.
  • Conduct risk assessment and corrective action solutions.
  • Support factory quality engineers and managers with customer and supplier issues.
  • Calibrate and maintain all gauges and test machines.

Quality Control (QC) Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control (QC) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control (QC) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 18 salaries. A Quality Control (QC) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,278

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Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
C$39,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%